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{#AtoZChallenge} Set (Seth), God of the Desert and Chaos

Greek Name: Seth Egyptian Name: Set Associated Animal: Set animal (Sha) Main Cult Center: Ombos Naqada Role: Chaos; infertility; desert; storms As you can guess, Set plays a major role in the Descendants of Isis series. The god himself making an appearance in the final novel. But Set is a very complicated character, both in… Continue reading {#AtoZChallenge} Set (Seth), God of the Desert and Chaos

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{#AtoZChallenge} Ra, Sun God

Greek Name: N/A Egyptian Name: Ra; Re Associated Animal/Object: Falcon; sun disk Main Cult Center: Heliopolis Role: Creator; solar Ra is an essential background character in the Descendants of Isis, for it is his secret name which Natara and Seth have to protect from Set. The Egyptians considered the sun to be a potent life… Continue reading {#AtoZChallenge} Ra, Sun God

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{#AtoZChallenge} Osiris (Asir), God of the Dead and Agriculture

Greek Name: Osiris Egyptian Name: Asir; Un-nefer Associated Objects: Crook and Flail; djed -pillar Main Cult Center: Abydos and Busiris Role: Death; Afterlife; Rebirth; Fertility; Agriculture The Osiris myth is the backbone to my series, the Descendants of Isis. Osiris was the first son of Geb (god of the earth) and Nut (goddess of the… Continue reading {#AtoZChallenge} Osiris (Asir), God of the Dead and Agriculture

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{#AtoZChallenge} Horus (Heru), God of the Sky and Kingship

Greek Name: Horus Egyptian Name: Heru Associated Animal: Falcon Main Cult Center: Edfu, Hierakonpolis, Behdet Role: Sky; Kingship Horus himself appears only once in my series, Descendants of Isis; however, the Eye of Horus plays a major role within the novel. The name Horus translates into “he who is above” or “that which is above,”… Continue reading {#AtoZChallenge} Horus (Heru), God of the Sky and Kingship

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{#AtoZChallenge} Geb (Seb), God of the Earth

Greek Name: Geb Egyptian Name: Seb or Keb Associated Animals: Goose, Snake, and Bull Main Cult Center: Heliopolis Role: Earth; Fertility Geb isn’t included in the Descendants of Isis series, but without him, there wouldn’t be a series. Geb is the god of the earth. He is the son of Shu, the god of air,… Continue reading {#AtoZChallenge} Geb (Seb), God of the Earth

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{#AtoZChallenge} Anubis (Anpu), God of Embalmment

Greek Name: Anubis Egyptian Name: Anpu Associated Animals: Jackal and Pharaoh Hound Main Cult Center: Hardai (Cynopolis) Role: Cemeteries; embalming Anubis is my most favorite god of the whole Egyptian Patheon. He is the earliest god depicted on tomb walls and invoked for the protections of the dead. His name meaning “to decay” signifies his… Continue reading {#AtoZChallenge} Anubis (Anpu), God of Embalmment

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{Personality Quiz} Which Egyptian God/dess are You?

Take the quiz and comment your results below. 1. Choose your favorite color from the list. A. Gold B. Blue C. Green/Black D. Yellow E. Red 2. Pick a food item that most represents you. A. Meat B. Honey C. Pomegranate D. Bread E. Lettuce 3. What super powers do you want? A. Shape shifting… Continue reading {Personality Quiz} Which Egyptian God/dess are You?